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14th World Conference in Investment Casting

Sunday 17th April 2016 - Wednesday 20th April 2016
Le Palais des Congrès de Paris, France

Held every four years, this special event provides a unique meeting place for those seeking interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary knowledge about state-of-the-art in investment casting. The conference offers an excellent opportunity for networking and the exchange of experiences between colleagues. In addition to inspiring lectures, and the industry suppliers’ exhibition, the city of Paris provides a superb cultural background and enjoyable life experience, with its museums, arts exhibition and shops. 
The 14th World Conference in Investment Casting has been organised by the EICF (Europe), the ICI (North America) and the JFS (Japan) and will attract delegates from foundries, suppliers, research and technology organisations and customers. 
Along with the technical content and industry visits programme, there will be social events including a gala dinner cruising the river Seine on the Paquebot boat. 
Carolos Olabe from the EICF is confident that delegates will gain a great deal from the event: “We believe that interaction with colleagues from many different countries will stimulate a creative exchange of ideas and will be personally rewarding.”

The conference sessions include specific technical sessions, world market reviews from Europe, North America, the Far East and India, and a dedicated turbocharger seminar.
Technical presentations will be presented in English and will spotlight the following subjects:
• New advances in investment casting technology innovations in equipment, processes?and materials (advance materials and new material solutions) quality and continuous improvement
• Building value propositions for the customer’s management?of a health and safety?environment
• Energy efficiency?- customer viewpoint of needs and requirements?in terms of cost reduction and productivity improvement?
• The role of alternative technology?segment markets, technology review?of competitiveness, improvement technologies and techniques, process control, rapid product development,?advances in smart production and control systems

For more information on exhibiting or attending contact Carlos Olabe or Julie Boyce at the EICF, email: [email protected] or [email protected]
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